Dan Moretti is a professor in the Contemporary Writing and Production (CWP) department at Berklee College of Music. In 2006, he received the Curriculum Development Award for the course Groove Writing. Dan later adapted this course for Berklee Online, where it is called Arranging: Contemporary Styles. He also co-authored the book Essential Grooves (Sher Music Co.) and produced content for the Tutti Interactive Video Platform for the company Spectrum Interactive.
Dan is a saxophonist, flutist, composer, producer, and audio engineer. He has produced and recorded 17 releases as a leader. His last five albums have made the top 40 charts in the United States. In 2017, Dan was inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Jazz category. He has toured throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa, presenting educational seminars and performing as a leader and a sideman. Since 2006, he has toured with the legendary Grammy Award-winning producer and guitarist Nile Rodgers (Daft Punk, David Bowie, Madonna, Duran Duran, and more). Dan's influences—ranging from jazz and classical to funk and Latin jazz—come from his experience performing and recording with artists across the musical spectrum such as Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, the Temptations, the Crusaders, Mike Stern, Dave Samuels, Dave Liebman, and Marvin Stamm. For more information, visit www.danmoretti.com.